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deaths per passenger mile If you are looking at "safety", that's actually the wrong metric. People do die on airplanes and boats but the majority of these fatalities have natural causes. If you look at accidental death's only, the numbers are really too small to make any meaningful statistical comparison. In the 5 years from 2014-2018 there was a ...


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Is this dangerous to cross? As you can see on Wikipedia, fatalities are very rare, fewer than one every few years. https://www.passagedugois.com/crbst_3.html gives some tips to avoid sinking your car and some current information (tide, weather, etc.). Keep in mind that the area is very flat: as a result, if the tide is going up and that you see some water ...


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In this COVID 19 year I have been walking and cycling a lot in the Netherlands, as have many others. A lot of my cycling and walking is done in a nature reserve and most 'roads' there are cycling paths which are also allowed for use by people walking. I personally keep the left on the cycle paths, facing the traffic, as I feel it is more safe that way. ...


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They are perfectly safe, as long as they are well installed. In my 36 years of life, using them practically all my life, I never had any problems. There are brands in Brazil that develop showers of the highest quality.


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There are lots of excellent answers here addressing food and water safety, which is all very important. But prophylaxis can also help prevent serious illness, and prompt treatment if you feel unwell can vastly reduce the symptoms and duration of the illness and help stabilize things if you need to continue traveling. The US Centers for Disease Control's ...


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Here is advice specific to China (not Taiwan, not other parts of Asia): As mentioned in Patricia's answer, avoid the street food. The workers come from rural areas, where the idea of germs or diseases being spread through human contact is unknown. Even in Shenzhen (a tier 1 city), there are still people touching meat with their bare hands to inspect the ...


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There is still no legal requirement in the UK to carry your passport with you all the time. Traveling around I take it with me, as it is safer on my person than left behind in a hostel or even in a hotel room. But when staying with friends I leave it in their house. I do usually also carry my national (EU) ID card but have not needed that any time in the UK, ...


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